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January 10, 2023
When it comes to staying on pace in warmer conditions, women trump men
Staying on pace during the second half of a marathon can be a challenge in even the most favourable of weather conditions. Add in a little heat and the task becomes harder still – but women are better at it than men. That’s according to a new study, published in...
January 10, 2023
New study says Strava kudos motivate you to run more
The study, published in the Journal of Social Networks, analyzed Strava profiles to see how runners in the same virtual Strava club influenced each other’s running behaviour. Researchers focused on five different Strava clubs in the Netherlands that functioned as an online extension of real-life running clubs, totalling 329 members....
January 4, 2023
These 2-minute exercise bursts may be better than your regular workout
New research shows exercise “snacks,” which consist of brief spurts of exertion spread throughout the day, can improve metabolic health, raise endurance and stave off some of the undesirable changes in our muscles that otherwise occur when we sit too long. The Washington Post
January 2, 2023
Hydration can significantly impact your physical health, study finds
Drinking enough water is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing chronic diseases, a lower risk of dying early or lower risk of being biologically older than your chronological age, according to a National Institutes of Health study published in the journal eBioMedicine. CNN
December 28, 2022
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2023
The annual ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® worldwide survey to determine industry trends by health and fitness professionals is now in its 17th consecutive year. The COVID-19 pandemic certainly made an impact on the 2021 survey and continued for 2022, but for 2023, some current trends are emerging whereas others are weakening...
December 28, 2022
Life Time Survey: Building Muscle Tops Weight Loss as Primary Focus for 2023
Life Time’s annual health and wellness survey of more than 1,000 fitness enthusiasts finds that building muscle topped weight loss as primary focus for the year ahead – an increase of 10 percent from last year’s survey and a departure from “losing weight,” which typically tops most New Year’s resolution...
December 28, 2022Showcased
Top Viewed Endurance Sports Stories and Press Releases of 2022
As we embark upon 2023, Endurance Sportswire has put together a list of its most viewed press releases and industry news items over the past year. A few milestones include over 3,270 press release distributed through Endurance Sportswire and Outdoor Sportswire in 2022. Our most popular press release was opened...
December 27, 2022
These Are the Key Differences Between Road and Trail Runners
A new study from French researchers at the University of Lyon, published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, probes this question by bringing elite road and trail runners into the lab for testing. Actually, that’s not quite right—the researchers brought the lab to national-team training camps hosted by...
December 22, 2022
Discover Ground-Breaking Gen Z Insights and Impact on Event Participation at the 2023 Running USA Conference
DENVER (Dec. 22, 2022) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ - Running is facing a potential crisis due to Gen Z attitudes on fitness. The results of the research conducted by Running USA will be presented at the 2023 Running USA Industry Conference in Denver. The session will address this challenge directly. With the...
December 22, 2022
Athletic Brewing Company and WHOOP Partner to Measure Effects of Alcohol
BOSTON and MILFORD, CT /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Athletic Brewing Company, America’s leading producer of non-alcoholic craft beer, and WHOOP, the human performance company, have announced a partnership that will explore the effects of alcohol on sleep, recovery, and fitness. The two brands are inviting people to ‘Give Dry a Try’ this...
December 16, 2022
Athlinks Survey indicates that running events will see a resurgence in 2023.
[EVANSVILLE, IN] /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ - Athlinks, the largest athletic race results database in the world, recently surveyed an audience sampling of over 400,000 athletes based in the United States to identify athletes' post-pandemic habits and gain a better understanding of why so many still have not returned to racing. The...
December 14, 2022
Famer and 3STEP Sports Announce a Multi-Year Partnership To Deliver Lacrosse Training Curriculum to 3d Lacrosse Players and Coaches
NEW YORK, NY, December 14, 2022 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ - Famer, the virtual sports coaching and mentorship platform, today announced a partnership with 3d Lacrosse, one of the largest and most successful youth lacrosse organizations in the United States and part of 3STEP Sports. Founded in 2009, 3d Lacrosse has grown...
December 12, 2022
What Year-End Data From Strava Says About Cyclists
It arrives this time every year: your personal Strava Year-In-Review, a record of the best annual stats from all your rides. Additionally, the data geeks over at Strava release an annual report of the global data that paints a picture of riding trends all over the world. Here are some...
December 9, 2022
USA Triathlon State of the Sport, Industry Trends To Be Shared at 2023 Endurance Exchange Presented by BOA
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Attendees of USA Triathlon's Endurance Exchange Presented by BOA in January will have the opportunity to dive into the full report and key findings from USA Triathlon’s State of the Sport Survey, which was produced by Sponsorship Research International (SRi) and provides valuable insights on the current...
December 8, 2022
2-Minute Bursts of Movement Can Have Big Health Benefits
A new study confirms that you don’t have to do a hard workout to reap the longevity rewards of exercise. NYT (Paywall)
December 7, 2022
Strava Year in Sport Report: Athletes Want To Work Together — And Benefit When They Do
Exhausted by pandemic restrictions and hungry for socialization, athletes around the world looked for more opportunities for interaction in 2022. And they actually performed better when they took those opportunities. That’s the message from Strava’s annual Year in Sport report, which draws on data from the social platform’s 100 million members. Bike...
November 18, 2022
Bureau of Economic Analysis Estimates Increases in GDP for Bicycling in the U.S.
BOULDER, COLO (November 15, 2022) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) recently released their 2021 estimate of the outdoor recreation economy for the U.S., all 50 states, and the District of Columbia, linked here. The data includes estimates of value added (or gross domestic product) for the overall...
November 16, 2022
Music That Makes You Move
Did you know that what you listen to while working out can impact your results? To dive deeper into the mind/body/music connection, Velotric surveyed 1,000 fitness fanatics about their preferred playlists while exercising. They also used Spotify’s application programming interface (API) to identify thousands of workout songs and their genres,...
November 16, 2022
BibBoards Helps Events Increase Revenue On Race day
/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ - BibBoards are well known for its great products that improve race day. What you may not know is how easy and beneficial it can be to partner with BibBoards to create custom BibSNAPS for your event or business. Partnering with BibBoards is a surefire way to get...
November 15, 2022
Running can reduce risk of Metastatic Cancer by 72%, new study shows
Researchers at Tel Aviv University discovered that running increases the glucose (sugar) consumption of internal organs, thus reducing the amount of energy available to tumors. Led by Professor Carmit Levy of the Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, and Dr. Yftach Gepner of the School of Public Health, the...
November 14, 2022
Morning Physical Activity Is Associated With the Lowest Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke
Those who exercise either early or late in the morning were 11% and 16% respectively at a lower risk of coronary artery disease. Those who exercise later in the morning were 17% less likely to have a stroke than those in the control group. The findings were consistent regardless of...
November 8, 2022
RunSignup October Industry Update
November 8, 2022 - Moorestown, NJ /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ - RunSignup, the leading registration provider for U.S. endurance events, provides an October industry update. Aggregated registration data continue to show signs of gradual improvement for the endurance race industry after the long tail effects from the pandemic. Although most events have...
October 26, 2022
Tribike Transport Releases Stats On Most Popular Triathlon Bike Brands Of 2022
/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – TriBike Transport (TBT) of Asheville, NC, is releasing their most popular bike brands of 2022. After consistently transporting over 10,000 bikes per year, TBT believes their bike count is representative of the totality of the triathlon bike market across the US. TBT’s system logs each and every bike...
October 14, 2022
There’s New Data on How Antibiotics Affect Your Workout
A pair of experiments find that mice choose to run less after taking antibiotics, even though their endurance is unchanged. Outside
October 11, 2022
CPSC finds micromobility injuries rose 127% since 2017
Injuries involving micromobility devices including e-scooters, hoverboards and e-bikes were up 127% between 2017 and 2021 according to a new report by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The CPSC report also counted 48 deaths involving the products last year, including 23 deaths involving e-bikes. The total number of micromobility device...